Rock Blasting Explosions Scheduled for Snoqualmie Ridge, May 9th and 10th

At around 12:35PM Thursday, May 9, 2013, a loud explosion was reported by residents on Snoqualmie Ridge.  One of those reporting the explosion was me, while weeding my yard.  It was loud and shook my home, echoing throughjacobiablast the woods.

A Snoqualmie Police Department dispatcher said construction crews are rock blasting in the area.  She did not say for what construction project, only that it was happening in the area of  SE Jacobia Street, which is in the Aster Creek and Eagle Pointe neighborhoods of Snoqualmie Ridge near I-90.

The dispatcher said there were two other scheduled blasts the morning of May 9th and to expect one more during the afternoon.  Snoqualmie Police Captain, Nick Almquist, said that Weber Construction has three more blasts scheduled for Friday, May 10, 2013.

They are all scheduled and controlled rock blasting explosions.

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  • Someone said there is a Walmart going in on 18 by the I-90 entrance. Where the old RV park was. Perhaps related to that, if true?

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